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Modelling Recurrent Event Data with Application to Cancer Research

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ISBN-10: 3836474646

ISBN-13: 9783836474641

Edition: 2009

Authors: Juan R. Gonzalez

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The aim of this book is to show how to analyze survival data with the presence of recurrent events applied to cancer settings. Throughout, the emphasis is on presenting analysis of real data. Many of the models discussed are those widely used in this area. In addition, a new model specially designed for analyzing cancer data is presented. Modern techniques such as penalized likelihood approach, nonparametric smoothig and bootstrapping are developed and used when appropriate. The author, jointly with other colleagues, has written three R packages, freely available at CRAN (http:: //www.r-project.org) designed to analyze recurrent event data: gcmrec, survrec and frailtypack. These packages…    
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Book details

List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: .AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.42" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English